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house Bill H.R. 237

Federal Hiring Freeze Act of 2013

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      Committee on Oversight and Reform
    IntroducedJanuary 14th, 2013

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Federal Hiring Freeze Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title 5, United States Code, to reduce the number of civil service positions within the executive branch, and for other purposes.


Federal Hiring Freeze Act of 2013 - Prohibits the head of an executive agency from appointing an individual to any position in such agency during a fiscal year for which the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) projects that there will be a federal budget deficit. Authorizes the President to waive such prohibition under specified circumstances, including the existence of a state of war or other vital national security concern or the need to make appointments to law enforcement positions, the United States Postal Service (USPS), or the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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